View Full Version : Chicken Skin Machine?????
03-17-2011, 10:27 AM
I had this idea while watching a guy make pasta on TV.
What if you took something like this http://www.nccn.net/~aaburco/MANROLLR.HTM and used it on a very thin setting to run chicken skin through. I might be wrong, but I cant help thinking that it would squeeze the fat and moisture out of the skin.
As of right now I'm not scraping skins myself, but if I ever go back to doing it I might have to try something like this. Might save alot of tedious work.
03-17-2011, 10:30 AM
I don't know. I guess you could try rolling your skin with a rolling pin and see if that helps. That's basically what this machine does, albeit more quickly.
03-17-2011, 10:46 AM
I would imagine it would tear the skin but it might be worth a shot. I would not even consider using my pasta maker for it since I would not want to clean it.
03-17-2011, 10:57 AM
I might give it a shot with the rolling pin on a cutting board.
And yes I can Imagine it might make a disgusting mess in your roller.
03-17-2011, 12:36 PM
I used a method similar to that for awhile.. used the back of a spoon and rubbed in little circles.. pushing the fat to the outside as it warmed up. It worked... but it took forever.
The amount of fat that comes out of a single thigh skin is freaking gross.
I imagine a pasta roller might work as well??
03-17-2011, 01:43 PM
If you take a very sharp filet knife and almost lay it on its side...you can take the fat off the back of a skin in 3-5 passes (30-45 seconds).
Give it a shot...we were the butter knife scrapers until a wise man showed us the errors of our ways.
If you want to see a demo...click here
YouTube - Shannon, Iowa's Smokey D's wins Butt to Butt (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ovO5Jaj7wY)
It plays after this video ends...Rub runs off to grab his filet knife...wait for him...he's coming back.
03-17-2011, 02:49 PM
Dayum. Rub is gonna get ya! ;)
03-17-2011, 02:52 PM
I've been working on the filet knife method with great success also. Beats scraping by about 100x!
Oh you suck Vann aka Goodbuddiesbbq. It's on. :boxing::mad2:
That's what I get for sharing my most embarrassing moment. :tape:
03-18-2011, 09:39 AM
i use a www.copco.com ice cream scooper. it works real good.
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